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The Wonder of Presence: And the Way of Meditative Inquiry

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In this compelling collection of talks, interviews, and letters, Toni Packer provides a comprehensive overview of the path of meditative inquiry—a nondenominational approach to spiritual growth that emphasizes the direct experience of the present moment. "The immense challenge for each one of us," Packer writes, "is can we live our lives, at least for moments at a time, in ...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published April 16th 2002 by Shambhala
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Clara
Feb 17, 2013 Clara rated it liked it
Some books you read mostly for purposes of 'continuing education.' That's a category into which I put many of the books I read these days about spiritual thought and practice. They usually don't surprise you with great insights--although there's always the happy exception that comes from a serendipitous combination of the reader being ready at this particular moment to hear this particular message--but they're good reminders of the path you're on or the one you aspire to. Toni Packer's The Wonde ...more
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Mar 13, 2014 Allison rated it it was amazing
One of my favorite zen reads. I always read it before I deliver a baby.
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Nov 08, 2014 Steve rated it really liked it
The kinder, gentler Krishnamurti.....
Maughn Gregory
This book was a gift from a fellow seeker, and though I found the author's voice at times mildly irritating, I found many, penetrating insights here about the nature of meditative inquiry.
Sue
Dec 22, 2013 Sue rated it it was amazing
love toni packer ... very insightful and down to earth wisdom for my feeble attempt at staying present to life ... one moment at a time.
Mariana
Jun 08, 2011 Mariana rated it really liked it
I want to become more aware.
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